Governor Weld defeated
DemocratMark Roosevelt by a 71%–28% margin, the largest gubernatorial margin of victory in Massachusetts history.
Roosevelt won only six municipalities statewide (
Wendell). All six municipalities voted for Weld in 1990, meaning that he won every municipality in the state in a gubernatorial election.
As of 2018, this is the most recent election in which Boston, Somerville, Lawrence, Chelsea, Brookline, Northampton, Provincetown, Monterey, Great Barrington, Ashfield, Williamstown, Williamsburg, Shelburne, Sunderland, and Pelham voted for the Republican candidate for governor.